Press Releases

2011 Press Release Archive

December 9, 2011 - International Medical Corps Team in Democratic Republic of Congo Prepares for Possible Election-related Violence

November 9, 2011 - Contemporary Artist Takashi Murakami Holds Christie’s Charity Auction to Benefit International Medical Corps Japan Disaster Relief

November 7, 2011 - International Medical Corps Global Ambassador Sienna Miller Donates Clothing for eBay Charity Auction to Benefit Humanitarian Relief

November 1, 2011 - International Medical Corps Honors Humanitarian Partners at Annual Awards Celebration; Recipients Include BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion, Wells Fargo, Capital Guardian Trust’s Andrew Barth, Actress and Activist Sienna Miller

October 23, 2011 - 7.2-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Turkey; International Medical Corps Preparing for Possible Deployment of Teams

October 18, 2011 - International Medical Corps Receives $1.6 Million for East Africa Emergency Nutrition & Health Response

October 3, 2011 - Bicycles Donated by Reinvention Wheels Help International Medical Corps Care for Survivors of Gender-Based Violence

September 22, 2011 - International Medical Corps Issues Commitment at Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting to Deliver Immediate Humanitarian Relief for People Affected by Famine in the Horn of Africa

September 20, 2011 - International Medical Corps Partners with Wings of Help, Lufthansa, and International Relief Teams to Deliver 50 Tons of Relief to Drought and Famine-Affected in East Africa

September 7, 2011 - Actress Sienna Miller, International Medical Corps Global Ambassador, Calls for Greater Attention to Humanitarian Crisis in East Africa Following Visit to Ethiopia

September 1, 2011 - AmeriCares Building Field Hospital for Somalis Suffering from Famine

August 29, 2011 - Psychological First Aid: Improving Mental Health in Emergencies

August 24, 2011 - Food Security Situation Deteriorating in Somaliland; International Medical Corps Teams Delivering Emergency Nutrition Relief in Sool & Sanaag Regions

August 22, 2011 - Facing Threat in Haiti from Hurricane Irene, International Medical Corps Prepares for Emergency Response and Possible Surge in Cholera Cases

August 15, 2011 - In Largest Airlift of Humanitarian Relief from Germany to Those Affected By Famine in Horn of Africa, International Medical Corps Partners with Luftfahrt ohne Grenzen and International Relief Teams

August 3, 2011 - International Medical Corps Prepares for Tropical Storm Emily and Potential Surge in Cholera Cases

July 28, 2011 - Lt. Governor to Climb Mt. Kilimanjaro in Support of International Medical Corps Humanitarian Relief Efforts

July 28, 2011 - International Medical Corps Teams Scaling Up As East Africa Drought & Famine Continue to Force Thousands Across Borders; 11.6 Million Now in Dire Need of Humanitarian Relief

July 19, 2011 - As Famine Declared in Somalia, International Medical Corps Emergency Teams Responding Throughout East Africa

July 12, 2011 - Acute Malnutrition & High Risk of Child Mortality For Somali Refugees Caught in Drought Crisis; International Medical Corps Teams Responding

July 8, 2011 - International Medical Corps Expands Emergency Response to Drought Crisis in East Africa

July 7, 2011 - International Medical Corps and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations Launch Whole-of-Society Pandemic Preparedness Effort in Philippines

June 30, 2011 - International Medical Corps Mobilizing Emergency Response as Severe Drought Creates Potential Humanitarian Crisis in Somali Refugee Camps

June 29, 2011 - International Medical Corps President & CEO, Nancy A. Aossey, Receives 2011 Los Angeles Business Journal Leadership Excellence Award

June 20, 2011 - On World Refugee Day, International Medical Corps Highlights Plight of Those Fleeing Conflict in Libya, Sudan and Around the World

June 15, 2011 - Three Months After the Tsunami, International Medical Corps is Still on the Ground, Helping Japan Rebuild

May 25, 2011 - International Medical Corps and the Tanzania Disaster Management Authorities Launch Whole-of-Society Pandemic Preparedness Workshop

May 5, 2011 - Amid Allegations of Rape Being Used as a Weapon of War in Libya, International Medical Corps Steps Up Efforts to Address Needs of Survivors

April 29, 2011 - International Medical Corps Emergency Response Team Reaches Northern Iraq Flood Victims with Critical Supplies

April 26, 2011 - International Medical Corps launches second continuing medical education conference in collaboration with the Haitian medical sector

April 8, 2011 - The San Manuel Band of Indians Supports International Medical Corps Emergency Response in Japan with $50,000 Gift

April 5, 2011 - International Medical Corps Partners with Japanese Organizations While Continuing Direct Support to Evacuation Centers

March 31, 2011 - Oscar-Winning Composer Hans Zimmer and Filter Magazine Host Japan Relief Benefit for International Medical Corps at Club Bardot

March 28, 2011 - With Escalation of Violence in Eastern Libya and 600,000 Civilians in Need of Humanitarian Assistance, International Medical Corps Teams Deliver Emergency Health Care and Supplies

March 25, 2011 - International Medical Corps Team in Hardest-Hit Coastal Communities Finds Severe Shortages of Food, Water, Medicines; Acute Need for Mental Health Support

March 25, 2011 - Following the 2010 Pakistan Floods Disaster, International Medical Corps Continues to Deliver Health, Psychosocial, Nutrition and Economic Recovery Programs

March 24, 2011 - International Medical Corps Providing Critically Needed Care and Supplies to 25,000 People Displaced from Ajdabiya, Eastern Libya

March 22, 2011 - As Conflict in Libya Escalates, International Medical Corps Teams in Libya, Tunisia & Egypt Providing Critically Needed Care and Supplies

March 21, 2011 - Joint statement from the Nutrition Cluster on breastfeeding and breast-milk substitutes

March 18, 2011 - International Medical Corps Team in Hardest-Hit Coastal Communities Finds Severe Shortages of Food, Water, Medicines; Acute Need for Mental Health Support

March 17, 2011 -International Medical Corps Teams in Libya, Tunisia & Egypt Find Most Urgent Needs Include Qualified Nurses, Water/Sanitation/Hygiene Services, Psychosocial Support

March 17, 2011 - International Medical Corps Emergency Response Team in Japan

March 16, 2011 - Teams in Libya and Tunisia Find Most Urgent Needs Include Qualified Nurses, Water/Sanitation/Hygiene Services, Psychosocial Support

March 16, 2011 - International Medical Corps Teams Continues to Treat Victims of Floods in Pakistan

March 8, 2011 - International Medical Corps Teams Addressing Needs of Those Affected by Deadly Clashes in Libya

February 28, 2011 - International Medical Corps President & CEO Nancy A. Aossey to Receive Award From Young Presidents’ Organization Social Enterprise Networks

February 25, 2011 - International Medical Corps Team Entering Libya to Address Needs of Those Affected By Deadly Clashes

February 23, 2011 - International Medical Corps Launches Program in Afghanistan to Combat High Levels of Mental Illness, Substance Abuse

February 2, 2011 - International Medical Corps Conducts Pandemic Preparedness Workshops in Cambodia and Kenya as Lead Agency of USAID PREPARE Project

February 1, 2011 - Haitian Hip-Hop Band, Mystik 703, Joins International Medical Corps in Campaign to End Violence Against Women

January 19, 2011 - 7.2 Earthquake Strikes Southwestern Pakistan; International Medical Corps Teams on Standby for Possible Emergency Response to the Region

January 18, 2011 - 7.2 Earthquake Strikes Southwestern Pakistan; International Medical Corps Assessing Damage and Preparing for Possible Emergency Response to the Region

January 3, 2011 - A Year After Haiti Earthquake, International Medical Corps Expands Relief Operations to Serve Survivors, As Well As Those Affected By Cholera Outbreak